Forest products forecasts

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Planning around market changes is easier with help from the world’s leading forest product experts at Fastmarkets. Stay ahead of developments in your market with an in-depth analysis of key trends with our two, five and fifteen-year forecasts by region and grade.

Near-term economic outlooks for the pulp, paper and wood products markets

Forest Long term forecast

Asset analysis and 5- and 15-year economic outlooks for the pulp, paper and wood products markets

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Forest product insights

Know what’s moving your markets and the forces driving change

Fastmarkets welcomes your feedback on the following action: Prices for Region 4 logs in Log Lines will be discontinued, as those prices are generated by a third party and we no longer use third party information. Region 4, or the “Inland Region” includes: You can find the current methodology for Log Lines here. To provide feedback […]

Random Lengths is inviting feedback from the industry on pricing methodologies for Random Lengths and Random Lengths International as part of its annual methodology review process.

In an unusual, awkward marketplace where demand was mixed, and one large producer this week even announced mill and sheet plant permanent closures, linerboard prices increased narrowly by $40/ton in North America’s open market, according to a survey of buyers and sellers by Fastmarkets’ PPI Pulp & Paper Week. Looking to stay updated on price trends […]

Upward pricing pressure for US old corrugated containers (OCC), new double-lined kraft corrugated cuttings (DLK), and mixed paper showed no signs of slowing down, maintaining yearlong pricing increases that improved US OCC’s average further above its 10-year average to $91/ton in February 2024. Want to know what’s behind your packaging price? Our cutting-edge index builder tool […]

Fastmarkets FOEX would like to thank for the feedback received during the consultation period. It was fully supportive to our current methodology. To summarize, this open consultation does not lead to material changes in the current methodology. A newly dated methodology document will be soon posted.

Fastmarkets’ 2024 outlook for key raw materials and ingredients used in the production and distribution of fast-moving consumer goods

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Asset analysis and 5 – and 15-year economic outlooks

Near-term economic outlooks for the pulp, paper and wood products markets

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